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Latest posts by ColinA

wire worm in potatoes

Posted: 08/07/2014 at 14:48

I have a similar problem but they also attack peas beans and the roots of newly planted brassicas, I now water in everything with Jeyes fluid it does not stop them but slows them down to give the plants a chance to establish

Sweet peas

Posted: 07/07/2014 at 13:52

I think they are called pollen beetles I had them last year if you shake the flowers outdoors to get rid of them you should be ok

cucamelon

Posted: 02/07/2014 at 15:11

I too am growing cucamelon for the first time.

It is in a small barrel in the greenhouse and has grown many stems to about four foot high, the flowers are very small with minute fruits behind, is this correct any info on correct growing feeding etc would be appreciated

Cherry Problem

Posted: 15/06/2014 at 16:19

Thanks for that Dave I will bear the info in mind for next year

Cherry Problem

Posted: 15/06/2014 at 15:52

Good Afternoon

 

I have a Stella cherry tree in the garden planted about three years ago, this spring it was covered in flower which eventually set fruit.

Now all the fruit has fallen off any info would be appreciated

ColinA

Failed Sweetcorn

Posted: 02/05/2014 at 14:48

Thats your fault for telling "she who thinks she must" my reply

Failed Sweetcorn

Posted: 02/05/2014 at 13:43

If sweetcorn keeps a marriage going

Then so be it!!

Failed Sweetcorn

Posted: 01/05/2014 at 14:42

Thanks for all the info

Some of the seeds were in a propagator some just on the shelf in a potting shed some of the latter were the ones that have germinated.

I am in the NE and the weather has been warm for the last week or so

Failed Sweetcorn

Posted: 30/04/2014 at 15:27

Has anyone had trouble with sweetcorn this year?

I have planted two packets of seed from different suppliers and different varieties in total about 70 seeds, these were planted in pots of compost but I have only got 7 plants when i check the other seed they appear swollen but are very soft to the touch.

Any Ideas please

Lifted onion sets

Posted: 26/04/2014 at 15:00

I have for the last few years started my onion sets off in deep plug trays in the greenhouse usually about the beginning of March then planting out at the end of the month.

Since doing this I do not get the bird problem

Discussions started by ColinA

Timber cleaning

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Last Post: 16/12/2014 at 16:36

Deviding blackcurrant bushes

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Last Post: 14/07/2014 at 14:36

Cherry Problem

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Last Post: 15/06/2014 at 16:19

Failed Sweetcorn

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Last Post: 02/05/2014 at 17:53

Wash for apple trees

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Last Post: 09/01/2014 at 18:03

Garden Bench

Wanting new slats 
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Last Post: 13/12/2013 at 12:17

Sweetcorn not Ripening

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Last Post: 21/10/2013 at 22:14

Maggots in Plums

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Last Post: 31/08/2013 at 13:44

Nettle Fertilizer

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Last Post: 29/08/2013 at 22:27

Potato Blight

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Last Post: 13/08/2012 at 15:28

soil pests

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Last Post: 25/06/2012 at 13:43

Cooking Oil as a greenhouse heating fuel

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Last Post: 11/06/2012 at 15:17

Strawberry protection

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Last Post: 22/06/2012 at 14:55
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